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Sep 30, 2012 12:00am EDT
across the mid- atlantic. >> ok. we have a little consistency there. >> all right. thank you, steve. it could be a huge night. well let's say. are we celebrating? >> not quite yet. hang on. the major league. a lot of this is in our area. a lot of fans are celebrating. the nationals are the champs at clinching the national league. >> and now the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers. >> the national last night had a chance to clinch the national league east. can the nationals handle their business? a great opportunity. bases loaded. it is gone -- wait a minute. no. back of the infield, morris gets back. women at. the umpires have gone to the -- wait a minute. the umpires of gone to the instant replay. batck at the plate with no back. have you ever seen that before? >> yes. >> in my backyard as a kid. bottom of the ninth. second of the third. the nationals hold on. let's hope the next number is one they can clinch, tomorrow. the red sox, the final weekend of the regular season. the orioles, watch this. does he have it? yes he did -- yes, he did. he is out up
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 4:30am EDT
. we will explain how that makes sense. good morning, washington. tuesday, october 2. i am steve chenevey. >> i am cynne simpson. let's get right to meteorologist caskey. >> happy tuesday morning. you will need your umbrella not morning but even later on today. let's look at live super doppler 7 from the belfort furniture weather center. virginia and in we of the shenandoah valley, is moving southwest to northeast. most of it is west of the beltway. one moderate showers moving in mclean church and along 66 and the western edge of the beltway in fairfax county. heavy showers crossing the potomac into western montgomery county. temperatures right now around 60 degrees. to the upper 70's this afternoon. it should be a warm day and it be worn for the rest of the week. .ow to angela for the commute >> good morning. showers.with some following an accident on 295,ound route 100 at reports of an overturned vehicle. traveling around the capital beltway in maryland, not finding many trouble spots all. north of open here, 201. southbound in maryland, there is an active work zone with two cl
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 6:00am EDT
morning. i am cynne simpson. >> i am steve chenevey. we want to get to jacqui jeras for today's weather. >> the rain is out there, but nothing in the district yet. it's in fairfax county and pushing into northern montgomery county. s look at it on live super doppler 7 from belfort furniture weather center. some of the rain is a little heavy especially along the fairfax/loudoun county pushing east and northeast. warm temperatures. 67 at reagan national, 61 in dallas and manassas and culpeper. 70's by this afternoon with a high in the mid 70's and showers on and off. that's your forecast. let's check on traffic with angela. >> a note for metro commuters. we're getting reports of delays on the red line. we are single-tracking between van ness and dupont circle. keep that in mind this morning. on the road, starting to see brief delays around the beltway in maryland. there is a disabled vehicle on the outer loop at university boulevard creating a brief delay. starting to see heavylays on interstate 27 southbound03 urbana and before clarksburg southbound lanes are lining up as the pace is we
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 5:00am EDT
cynne simpson. >> i am steve chenevey. let's get straight to jeras.logist jacqui >> some showers in the northern s of virginia at this time. let's show you most of the along 66. a little heavier in fauquier county towards rappahannock as well. we will need the umbrella for this morning. drain on and off. temperatures are mild, 66 at national, 61 at dulles, 59 in gaithersburg. are expressed forecast, we will be warming up nicely, mid 70's this afternoon. showers on and off. we will tell you about some the seven-day forecast in a moment. first, traffic with angela. >> good morning. getting ready for the tuesday morning drive. for the mostpot part. the accident on westbound route the b-w parkway. the ramp is closed from westbound 100. if you are traveling in maryland on 95, the overnight work at 215 is blocking a lane. no overnight work zones on 95 in virginia as you drive from garrissonville and continuing to boulevard, a small strip 295.he way up to lanes are open northbound and southbound between the beltway and the 14th street bridge. back to you. >> thank you. our big story, an
ABC
Sep 30, 2012 11:35pm EDT
is at stake for the nationals this week. >> i am steve rubin in the belfort furniture weather center. patchy >> metro officials and the washington nationals have an after hours playoff plan. they put down a deposit metro required to keep trains running after hours. the nationals have to pay for the extra service. they offered but the city refused. >> the nationals will wrap up their regular season and hopefully clinch the division. they need one more win to do that. their home monday tuesday, and wednesday. that is when the phillies come to count. get ready for the playoffs to start next weekend. redskins are home next sunday, when the atlanta falcons will come to fedex feel for it 1:00 game. >> still ahead a warning wide door-to-door salesman may be promising more than they can [ male announcer ] citibank's app for ipad makes it easy for anne to manage her finances when she's on the go. even when she's not going anywhere. citibank for ipad. easier banking. standard at citibank. pamela howze: it just seems like such an... infringement on our lives. how dare they step into m
ABC
Sep 28, 2012 5:00am EDT
," on your side. >> good morning, washington. it's friday, september 28. brad bell in for steve chenevey. >> i am cynne simpson. let's get to meteorologist jacqui jeras. >> the rain is still coming down in some spots. that makes a few people up, the thunderstorms. there's a lot of it concentrated .n the metro area heavy thunderstorms crossing 66, getting ready to move over the potomac and heading up towards bethesda at this time. still warm temperatures. 67 at reagan national, $65, 63 frederick.er and we will have another one d. dulles.rees in it could be raining for your drive home. weekend forecast when i see you again. now to traffic with angela. >> you mentioned the storms. at thestill looking results. getting reports of wires down in many areas. there is police direction on manassas on 29 heading toward 66. , police bristow, 619 will get your around this. a little heavy traffic getting on 66 eastbound. a crash has been cleared from the road and on the shoulder. just a brief delay approaching making your way towards 110. no trouble spots in maryland. heading to the beltway, you will
ABC
Sep 28, 2012 6:30pm EDT
's not apple's first problem. >> we're not prefect. >> reporter: back in 2010, a defiant steve jobs waited weeks before acknowledging an antenna problem in the iphone 4. >> then, there are customers that are having problems with iphone 4. and i apologize to them. >> reporter: a rare concession from a man whose drive for perfection made apple number one. given how detail oriented steve jobs was, one has to wonder if something so blatantly obvious would have happened under his watch. >> i think on one hand, we can definitely assume he would have been really meticulous and found these errors. but on the other hand, this could have been his ul he was really pushing for a separation between google and apple. >> reporter: and apple ceo today suggested that customers continue to use google maps and other rival products until apple works out the glitches in its own program. clearly a humbling day for him. >> your iphone alarm still works for "gma" in the morning. >> reporter: i'll be up early. >>> so much ahead on "world news." the political power couple and the very public breakup. tonight, what
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 6:30pm EDT
-known brand names, trader joe's, whole foods and target. abc's steve osunsami has more details. >> reporter: what's especially frightening is that most of the people who've gotten sick from the recalled peanut butter are children under the age of 10. >> i am concerned. i love peanut butter. >> you don't know what you're getting. very scary. >> reporter: this began with one brand of sea salt peanut butter at trader joe's, but the recall has now cleared out peanut butter aisles at kroger, whole foods and target. investigators have traced the trouble to sunland incorporated, a peanut butter manufacturer in new mexico that sells products in grocery stores across the country. the list of recalled peanut butter products is 101 items long, and now includes nut butters made with almonds, cashews and sesame seeds. and it gets worse. companies like the oregon ice cream company and fairytale brownies, which used the recalled nut butters to make cookies and other baked goods, are now recalling their products, too. >> people have been getting sick over the last month and because there is often a two-wee
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 6:30pm EDT
exactly what should we do? steve osunsami has a user's guide for families. >> reporter: today, government official trying to contain this salmonella outbreak told us it doesn't look good and to expect more reported cases linked to jars of peanut butter sold at grocery stores across the country. so far, 30 people sick, most of them children, across 19 states. for families searching through kitchen cabinets tonight for potentially dangerous jars of nut butter, it's confusing. first, what jars and brands are being recalled? well, it isn't your larger name brands like jif or skippy. those products are fine. all of the recalled products are linked to the sunland peanut corporation in new mexico. they make the peanut butter under numerous brand names. >> all the illnesses that have been investigated are related to the peanut butter products from the one plant. >> reporter: so now you've found one of these brands in your cupboard. should you automatically toss it out? the company says to look on the side of the jar for the "best if used by" date. anything between may 1st and september 24, 2014,
ABC
Sep 29, 2012 11:30pm EDT
. >> all right steve. thank you. tomorrow is a landmark for the city of alexandria. that is when the potomac river generating station will close for good. officials have blamed did as the single largest source of air pollutants and in northern virginia. it was returned to the company. coming up, but a community in southeast washington got an extreme makeover this weekend. y neighbors say the changes will improve safety. plus why this butler is on trial. and in southern california, these drive
ABC
Sep 29, 2012 7:00am EDT
. and in a weird twist, he chose to defend himself in court. that turned out to be a bad move for him. abc's steve osunsami has the story. >> reporter: after a 17-year murder mystery and then a bizarre trial with waseem daker, an ex-con, acting as his own attorney and frightening victims on the witness stand -- >> we found him glgt as to count two. >> reporter: jurors moved quickly, closing this cold case in three, short hours. finding daker guilty of strangling karmen smith in 1995, as an act of revenge against her housemate, loretta blatz, who was working with authorities to send him to jail for stalking her. >> a great day for karmen smith and her family. we're thrilled with the outcome of the case. >> reporter: prosecutors called him a monster and an obsessed maniac, who after killing smith, waited all day for her 5-year-old son to come walking home from school, walking through these sliding glass doors. nicholas smith was stabbed 18 times and survived. he's now 22. and after jurors read the verdict, he and his family hugged and cried. >> she was a beautiful, caring outgoing mom, whose son, ni
ABC
Sep 25, 2012 4:00am EDT
connecting to wi-fi networks. the new map app is getting mediocre reviews even from apple co-founder steve wozniak. and some say the new iphone is too light. >> too light? all right. >>> millions of discover card users will be getting refunds. discover bank is answering scha charges it pressured users into extra services. >>> there's indications american airlines and its pilots want to resume contract talks and not a moment too soon. the bankrupt airline is cancelling more flights than usual. about half the ones that do get off the ground are late. the problems began after american voided its pilots' contract. >>> major retailers are planning to hire for temporary workers for the holiday shopping season than last year. a survey finds that three-fourths of merchants expect an increase in holiday sales this year. that could mean as many as 700,000 temporary jobs. >>> and it could be harder to bring home the bacon soon. a shortage of all pork products is coming because pig farmers around the world are slaughtering their animals faster than usual. their feed prices have gotten too high because
ABC
Sep 25, 2012 5:00am EDT
light. and the new map application is disappointing. steve wozniak says it is t that theing bu not that bad. groupon is getting into the .estaurant reservation business it offers discounts to fill y tables. a bike a sensor in crash that can detect a d tells how severe it was and alarm.und an if the survivor is not shut it reported. anncr: more anti-maryland ads. from this west virginia casino. they want marylanders to keep coming to west virginia... casinos like theirs. spending one hundred seventy million a year. question seven will keep those dollars at home by building a new woworld-class resort casino... right here in maryland. it'll generate hundreds of millions for schools... according to the department of legislative services. and with independent audits required by law... question seven means millions for maryland schools. guaranteed. don't ask me a question about the officials. so we'll just cut to the chase right there. >> the nfl replacement referee atuation may have reached on monday night football. controversial play on the - a controversial final play of the game
ABC
Sep 25, 2012 6:00am EDT
they are allowed back on the ice. i'm cynne simpson. >> i'm brad bill -- brad delaware and 4 steve chenevey. >> a chilly start out there but clear. the weather had lines are pretty significant. first of all, this is the last gorgeous day of the week with nothing but sunshine and warm temperatures. a cold front is coming, which will bring in some clouds and a chance of showers. those showers are going to link all the way until he weekend as well. in the meantime, starting out with clear and cool conditions. 45 in gaithersburg. and expressed a forecast showing a warm-up to 50 degrees by 9:00 68 and seney by noon and by 5:00, partly cloudy and warm conditions. we will talk more about the changes ahead in about 10 minutes from the bell for furniture weather center. >> in the traffic center not so good news. the earlier crash on the bw parkway as you approach the 50 split, southbound. another crash southbound, this one at 410, causing delays as well. in the meantime, mainly volume delays, traveling through virginia on 95, as you make your way from the aquia area always through lorton, and 270,
ABC
Sep 26, 2012 6:00am EDT
against the saints. good morning, washington. i am cynne simpson. >> i am brad bell. steve has the morning off. let's look at the weather with jacqui jeras. >> much warmer this morning. we had a few showers overnight which have moved out now. we have some clouds. they will likely return a little later on today. i will tell you 66 feels pretty good right now. that's reagan national. 60 at dulles, 57 in manchester. we will stay above average today. we will end up in the '80s. a few showers today. but the large majority of the day will be mostly cloudy. the seven-day forecast is coming up a little while. . now to >> good morning. the usual delays on 270 are worse than normal. an earlier crash at 118 southbound. it is t low it iso that area and germantown. -- it is slow in that area. slow traffic from garrissonville quantico. it is low in woodbrige, from buthe prince william parkway. 25 minutes from the baltimore beltway to 495. back to you. >> thank you. our top story the death of a family in herndon. >> the family of four were found dead on point rider lane. students at westfield high scho
ABC
Sep 26, 2012 6:30pm EDT
." but at the academyawards that year, andy williams made it his own. >> reporter: his big break the steve allen show. which led to his own variety hour. >> what's your name? >> donny. >> reporter: and all those christmas specials. ♪s it ate most wonderful time of the year ♪ >> reporter: he was a life long republican. >> andy williams we'll have to declare your voice a national treasure. >> reporter: but also a good friend of bobby kennedy. ♪ my ice have seen the glory of the coming of the lord ♪ >> reporter: that's andy williams singing at rfk's funeral. ♪ where do i begin to tell the story ♪ ♪ of how great love can be >> reporter: continued to perform well into his 80s at his moon river theater in branson. ♪ moon river white as >> reporter: andy williams was 84. david wright, abc news, hollywood. >>> and we thank all of you for joining us for his music tonight. and the rest of our program. we're always here at abcnews.com. "nightline" later. we'll see you back here once again tomorrow night. good night. this country was built by working people. the economy needs manufacturing. machines, to
ABC
Sep 28, 2012 6:00am EDT
, washington. i am cynne simpson. >> i'm brad bell, in for steve chenevey. let's look at the weather with jacqui jeras. >> is wet in a few spots, but quickly.ng out we are dealing with anne arundel county getting spotty showers. they will be moving out shortly. of the day will be but thunderstorms could return later today. warm in the meantime. inhave some fog developing, harrisburg, front royal, charlottesville, culpeper, under denserg, all fog advisory until 10:00. the fog will be lifting day, but thee l return later. high temperature of about 80 degrees. now to angela. it's a tough drive with wet pavement. of incidentsa lot including a crash on the beltway on the outer loop. that's where we start to see volume building, from college into a silver spring, getting around montgomery , crashes between the avenue and connecticut. are heavy and slow coming out of college park. 270 is jammed from urbana to clarksburg. in virginia, no trouble, just slow through centreville. we still have the accident on access road eastbound past hunter mill road. vehicle fire with traffic still heavy. ba
ABC
Sep 26, 2012 7:00am EDT
the roommate of his stalking target. waseem daker called his first witness yesterday. and steve osunsami is covering it from the courthouse. >> about your son, nick? i'm sorry i have to ask that, sir. do you need a minute? >> of course, not. >> reporter: in this crowded georgia courtroom, there were more tears tuesday, this time from the ex-husband of karmen smith, the flight attendant police say waseem strangled in 1995. he said he had an argument with his ex-wife the morning of her murder. but said he had nothing to do with the attack. >> mr. smith, did you have anything to do with the murder of karmen smith? >> absolutely not. >> reporter: police say daker stabbed her son 18 times. in a bizarre twist of revenge against loretta blatz. >> i don't know why you would frighten me. and you know you frightened me. and i don't appreciate it. >> maybe you're scared of me. but that you always think i'm going to kill you. i know things to worry about better than you. >> reporter: on tuesday, daker's first full day presenting his defense, jurors heard from his witnesses for the first time. the ow
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 2:35am EDT
30 people, many of them kids, have gotten sick. abc's steve osunsami has more. >> reporter: what is especially frightening is that most of the people who have gotten sick from the recalled peanut butter are children under the age of 10. >> i am concerned. i love peanut butter. >> you don't know what you are getting. it is very scary. >> reporter: this began with one brand of sea salt peanut butter at trader joe's, but the recall has cleared peanut butter aisles at kroger, whole food and target. investigators have traced the trouble to sunland incorporated, a peanut butter manufacturer in new mexico that sells products in grocery stores across the country. the list of recalled products is 101 items long and includes nut butters made with almonds, cashews and sesame seeds. and it gets worse -- companies like oregon ice cream, and fairy tale brownies which used the recalled nut butter to make cookies and baked goods they're now recalling their products too. >> people have been getting sick over the last month. because there is often a two week delay or so in the reporting time we ex
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 6:00am EDT
. good morning, washington. it's monday, october 1. i'm natasha barrett. steve has the morning off. >> and i'm cynne simpson. happy monday to you. let's check in with meteorologist jacqui jeras. that fog definitely means people need to leave extra time this morning. >> yeah, they do. it's going to be down tie quarter mile. western maryland, extreme northern virginia, we are going to be dealing with that the next couple of hours. reagan national at 55 degrees at this time. we do have just fair skies. we don't really expect the fog in the immediate metro, but this picture, that's frostburg maryland. i assure you, you can't really tell with the fog. visibility down to about 1/3 of a mile there, and a chilly 38 degrees. there's the advisories we're talking about, so winchester, hagerstown, also in these advise is, the fog expected to . the clouds will thicken up today, but mostly dry until real late with a chance of showers. from the belfort furniture weather center, over to traffic. good morning, angela. >> as you mentioned, reduced visibilit
ABC
Sep 25, 2012 7:00am EDT
is on trial for killing her roommate in 1995. steve osunsami has the latest from atlanta. >> there's are numerous occasions during the trial that your voracity has been in strong question by me. strong. >> reporter: the judge in this georgia courtroom, close to losing her cool. and clearly fed up with waseem daker, the man on trial for a murder and acting as his own lawyer. >> you don't try cases by ambush. >> reporter: this would-be attorney is a convicted stalker, now accused of strangling flight attendant karen smith, as an act of revenge against her roommate. loretta black is still frightened all these years later. >> i would have clearly done things differently. but i can't. i can't. >> reporter: in court monday, prosecutors say when they finally arrested daker in 2009, they found rope, handcuffs, and how-to manuals with illustrations on how to get away without murder and kill without joy. >> if my advice in this book are followed, no one will ever know. >> reporter: they say e-mails proved daker obtained the materials, for smith, and waiting all day for her 5-year-old son to
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 2:30am EDT
? >> ryder cup. europeans have won seven of the last eight. steve stricker and tiger woods both went over. >> and going against a bunch of nations. is that a cop out. >> listen, listen. the tough thing. this happened at medina, suburbs of chicago, on our turf. couldn't pull it off. almost insurmountable lead. >> love your passion about golf. serious, not kidding. what's coming up -- a week of nfl action on the books. >> going to sit down with espn radio new york's jason page to run through highlights. low lights and white castleburgers. >> nice. >> uh-huh. all coming up. ♪ >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by lysol power and free. hange the way we. it's time to free ourselves from the smell and harshness of bleach. and free ourselves from worrying about the ones we love. new lysol power & free has more cleaning power than bleach. how? the secret is the hydrogen peroxide formula. it attacks tough stains and kills 99.9% of germs. new lysol power & free. powerful cleaning that's family friendly. another step forward in our mission for health. >>> welcome back, everybody
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Oct 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
morning. it is 7:26. i am steve chenevy. in his october 2. dc could lower the funds for tickets issued by speed and red light camera. the examiner reporting that they restructuringold funds as soon as this fall. this after a number of that they are using money.gram to make the city continues to sit is to increase safety. as a little too all morning on good morning washington" -- celebratingd fans their one of their first division title since moving to d.c. in a 2005. celebrating.e despite losing the game to the phillies last night, they nl east.the news channel 8 will have war and h report in just a minutes. let us get a quick check on the commute. fromout what is happening angela foster. morning. looking at quite a few the beltway in maryland. an accident on the inner loop between connecticut avenue and georgia. causing two lanes, major delays. at nutley.6 very slow. traveling and about 395, no lanes open.ur all just slow traffic. ?ow is our forecast for today side.the wet camera here. you can see the raindrops here on the lens. moving inside the beltway and well.he district as shower
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm EDT
suspect engine failure. >> it went up in the air steve. it was like it was climbing straight up. then it lost power and came straight down. >> many are thinking about a father and son whose lives were cut short. >> i saw them as they were pulling out, blew the horn, wave, never going to see them again. unbelievable. >> most here do not believe the weather was a factor. it was 70 degrees, calm wind, of visibility. many suspect mechanical failure, but we not know any real answers for about a year. >> the supreme court is back in session after returning from a nearly three month-long break. during its new term, a wide range of issues like gay marriage voter i.d. laws and abortion are expected to go before the court. >> it is hard to believe, but now just 36 days until the election. president obama and mitt romney are getting ready for their first presidential debate, which is wednesday. both candidates have been downplaying their own debating skills, but yesterday, new jersey governor chris christie's said mitt romney is ready to rise to the occasion. a new poll is out that says wh
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